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Relaxing walk

A steep climb from Torbole up to the castle, but if you go from Nago, you hike up a short distance... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
Frank F
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Niagara Falls, Canada
Steep and Stunning

We followed this Roman Road through the olive groves, which was once the only link between the Alto... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2017
Jackie L
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London, United Kingdom
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For centuries, this road was the main link between Garda and Nago.It takes its name from a small shrine dedicated to Saint Lucy. A bronze plaque commemorates a daring undertaking by the Venetians in 1439: sailing up the River Adige to Ravazzone...more
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Via S. Lucia, 38069 Nago, Nago-Torbole, Italy
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Fantastic views of Lake Garda, but can be difficult to negotiate if you have balance/walking problems as can be steep in parts and rocky. But definitely worth it for the able-bodied, just give yourself plenty of time. Maps of walks/cycle routes in the area available...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

A steep climb from Torbole up to the castle, but if you go from Nago, you hike up a short distance, then down to Torbole. BEAUTIFUL view from the castle which is a ruin but good historical descriptions along the way in English as well...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Frank F
Reviewed October 13, 2017

We followed this Roman Road through the olive groves, which was once the only link between the Alto Adige, Garda and the Po valley. It is wonderful to think whose feet have trodden on these cobbles! Saint Vigilio (4th Century) kings and armies, all on...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jackie L
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Usual advice applies - you need water when walking up this in heat and good footwear. The first time we walked up from Torbole we used the main road - this is much better as there is no traffic and plenty of places to stop...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 19, 2016

Make sure you wear good shoes and take a camera. It is steep and cobbled. The usual advice applies have water with you and take care. Not for the unfit or faint hearted

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank FayeandAllan
Reviewed June 23, 2015

Hard work going down, especially on a hot day, and only for triathlon nutters coming up. This is fantastic, but the terrain is very rugged.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank weluvlakegarda
Reviewed December 30, 2014

Without doubt, the prettiest walk from Nago to the lakeside town of Torbole. Known as the Santa Lucia, it is much more than a method of getting from one part of ths beautiful area to another. It is an attraction in its own right, and...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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